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||CleanThe science of measuring North Korea’s destructive nuclear power from afar||The Trump administration considers North Korea's nuclear and missile programs the top threat to American national security. How much do we really know about their nuclear devices? In the second of a series, science correspondent Miles O'Brien reports...||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMorocco turns the Sahara desert into a solar energy oasis||Morocco says it wants to be the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. Its flagship project is a first-of-its-kind, $9-billion energy plant called Noor, meaning "light" in Arabic, and the size of the city of Paris. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar repo...||2/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis American scientist has seen North Korea’s nuclear program up close||How advanced is North Korea's nuclear weapons program? Just ask the few Western experts who have seen glimpses of the program and its evolution, like nuclear scientist Sig Hecker, who has visited seven times and given eye-opening access to their faci...||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCan Houston prevent disaster when the next storm comes?||Houston, known as the Bayou City, is no stranger to flooding. But the record-breaking rains and devastating deluge of Hurricane Harvey helped expose a disconnect between developers building on flood-vulnerable land and home buyers who might not have ...||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanElon Musk wants to go to Mars. His reusable Falcon Heavy rocket is now one leap closer||SpaceX launched the world’s most powerful rocket from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday, a successful liftoff brought to fruition by Elon Musk’s private company. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien joins John Yang to discuss the histo||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow will Oregon clean up diesel air pollution?||As many as 400 Oregon residents are estimated to die prematurely every year from exposure to diesel exhaust, a toxic carcinogen and a contributor to climate change. While new vehicles have emission requirements, there are no regulations for the older...||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKiller whales put their heads together for their next meal||In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, we get a glimpse into the intelligent group hunting patterns of killer whales -- and the escape of one very lucky seal.||1/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to have perfect timing, according to science||What time of day do you do your best work? Author Daniel Pink explores the question in his book “When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.” Jeffrey Brown sits down with Pink to discuss how mood and performance follow regular patterns throughou||1/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHere’s why restoring power in Puerto Rico is taking so long||Four months after Hurricane Maria, about 450,000 of 1.5 million electricity customers in Puerto Rico still have no service. Blackouts regularly occur for hours at a time, even in San Juan. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports on the emerg...||1/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDolphins raised in captivity will soon get a new, more natural home||The National Aquarium in Baltimore is re-examining what counts as humane when it comes to the life of its dolphins. Facing increased disillusionment over such spectacles, the aquarium plans to move its dolphins to an enclosed outdoor sanctuary that m...||1/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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